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  • Stocks End Crazy Month on High Note Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 8:47 AM ET

    Stocks pulled off a second straight day of gains, capping the market's worst month in a decade.

  • Week Ahead: November More Sober Than Wild October Sunday, 2 Nov 2008 | 10:03 AM ET

    Stocks will be volatile but a little calmer in November after the brutally wild weeks of October. The presidential election should give the market a bounce in the week ahead, but the focus will quickly shift back to the economy.

  • Game Plan: Why the U.S. Still Needs Help Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    If Europe, Britain and China don't cut interest rates, we could be in some real trouble.

  • Pops & Drops: General Motors, Citigroup... Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:05 PM ET

    We’re doing something a little different here. Following are the month’s biggest losers. Find out which stocks were really roughed up during October!

  • Stocks End Black October On High Note Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 6:28 PM ET

    Stocks ended one of their worst months ever on a high note as signs of further thawing in credit markets lifted battered shares.

  • Stocks May End Crazy Month on High Note Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 3:39 PM ET

    U.S. stocks advanced Friday afternoon as investors shrugged off the worst drop in consumer sentiment on record and the first drop in personal spending in two years, putting the market on track to end this mad month on a high note.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed; Intel Drags on Techs Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 1:32 PM ET

    U.S. stocks turned mixed Friday after one report showed consumer sentiment held steady this month and another showed personal spending fell for the first time in two years.

  • Layoffs: Which Way Does A Company Cut? Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    A friend of a friend, who happens to be a senior executive at a New York based media conglom, was lamenting this recently as he braced for another big RIF (reduction in force) at his company

  • Charlie Brown

    Rick Wagoner meet Charlie Brown. GM's Chairman and CEO now knows how the cartoon character felt getting a box of rocks for Halloween. It looks like Washington/Bush Administration is saying "no thanks" to providing the money needed to make a GM/Chrysler merger happen

  • Nissan, Suzuki Slash Forecasts as Auto Gloom Deepens Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:15 AM ET
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    Nissan Motor and Suzuki Motor capped a turbulent week for automakers everywhere with their own profit warnings on Friday, as executives predicted a rough ride for the foreseeable future.

  • Dow Jumps Nearly 200 in Another Photo Finish Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 5:11 PM ET

    U.S. stocks had another wild swing in the final 15 minutes of trading that pumped up the Dow from a gain of about 50 points to nearly 200 points as traders largely shrugged off this morning's GDP report that showed the economy is shrinking.

  • Six Governors Ask Feds to Aid US Automakers Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 2:42 PM ET

    The governors of six states have sent a letter to federal officials asking that they take "immediate action" to help the troubled domestic automakers.

  • GM Should Go Bankrupt—I'm Hearing A Lot Of That Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 12:48 PM ET
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    As we move closer to seeing the Treasury Department approving $5-10 billion in federal loans to back a merger of GM and Chrysler, I've been hit with a wave of comments from readers, viewers, and others that basically amounts to this: We should let GM go bankrupt because they aren't worth saving.

  • Stocks Slide In Final Minutes Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    The Dow fell in the last minutes of trading despite a Federal Reserve rate cut and signs that government efforts to shore up credit markets are starting to work.

  • Dow Falls Off a Cliff in Final Minutes of Trading Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 5:38 PM ET

    If you blinked in the final minutes of trading today, you probably got the story wrong. The final hour of trading has become known for its wild swings, but outdid itself this time: After being up about 250 points at 3:54 p.m., those gains evaporated and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 74.16, or 0.8 percent, at 8990.96.

  • Pimco's Gross: Rates To Hold Steady Or Decline More Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    As the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate by 50 basis points on Wednesday, Pimco's Bill Gross said he expects rates to hold or decline to 1 percent.

  • Why Market Is So "Quiet" Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    There are also a few mechanical events that may be making a difference. Some mutual funds, for example, end their fiscal year on October 31, and there is some speculation that funds will be taking losses to offset any capital gains.

  • Top Ten Biggest Gains in the Dow Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 5:29 PM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 889.35 points marking its second biggest point-move ever.  Today's 10.88% jump in the Dow qualifies as the seventh largest percent gain in its history.

  • Stocks Jump 11% Amid Bargain-Hunting Spree Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 5:18 PM ET
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    Wall Street went on a bargain-hunting bonanza, with a frenzy of activity in the final hour of trading, sending shares up 10 percent.

  • Dow Surges Nearly 700 Points In Late Rally Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 3:47 PM ET

    Investors went on a late-day buying spree, scooping up shares of beaten down stocks and sending the major indexes soaring 7-8 percent.